What does the future hold for North Melbourne?

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The start to 2024 has been catastrophic for North Melbourne.

Seven losses from 7 games played this season has made life very tough for North Melbourne

News Insights

  • North Melbourne sit bottom of the AFL table.
  • They are winless in their opening 7 games this season.
  • Crowds are dwindling this term, with the Kangaroos struggling.
  • The Tasmanian Devils will be a new AFL franchise from 2028 onwards.

The regression endured by North Melbourne over the past few seasons in the AFL has been remarkable, with the Kangaroos struggling to compete in the division. 
Their 1999 AFL Championship triumph is now a whole generation ago and they are now struggling for notoriety within the congested world of the AFL in Melbourne. 
With new franchises in the offing and performances on the slide, crowd numbers in 2024 are dropping and the future of the Kangaroos is being mooted by punters and AFL betting sites

More North Melbourne misery 

Losing their opening 7 games has been tough for all connected with North Melbourne to endure this season, with very few glimmers of hope along the way. 
They have taken on some of the biggest hitters in the league this season, but they have really struggled to make an impact in every game played. 
Games against St Kilda, Gold Coast and Essendon lie in wait next, and it could get worse before it gets better for the Kangaroos. 
Ton’s up 

North Melbourne have looked to play on the front foot all season, but their defensive frailties continue to be laid bare. 
In all 7 games played this term, North Melbourne have shipped over 100 points in each fixture, giving their attacking players a mountain to climb every weekend. 
Adelaide put over 130 points on North Melbourne last weekend and the Kangaroos remain the front runners for the wooden spoon this term as a result with many AFL betting sites
Fragile future 

Evolution in sport remains integral to its very fabric and the AFL are looking to expand their appeal from 2028 onwards. 
The Tasmanian Devils will be joining the league in 2028 and many experts can’t see a 19-team league working functionally. 
North Melbourne are being mooted as a team that could get the chop but with over 150 years of AFL heritage to protect, the Kangaroos will be out to turn things around for the better this season.